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Security and Privacy Protection for eHealth Data

  • Sharmin Jahan
  • Mozammel Chowdhury
  • Rafiqul Islam
  • Junbin Gao
Conference paper
Part of the Communications in Computer and Information Science book series (CCIS, volume 878)

Abstract

Recently, both security and privacy are the growing concerns in eHealth platforms that deal with sensitive clinical data stored in electronic health records (EHR). Breaches or damage of sensitive data of an individual’s health record can be occurred due to attacks by hackers or malicious insiders. Therefore, it is very crucial to enforce privacy and security of clinical data in eHealth applications by technological means. Understanding and finding the issues related to the security and privacy of eHealth systems are important in designing and developing an effective eHealth system. In this paper, we therefore aim to investigate and analyze the recent security issues in eHealth applications and explore their solutions to preserve privacy and security of sensitive health data.

Keywords

Security Privacy Clinical data eHealth EHR 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Sharmin Jahan
    • 1
  • Mozammel Chowdhury
    • 2
  • Rafiqul Islam
    • 2
  • Junbin Gao
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of Biochemistry and Molecular BiologyJahangirnagar UniversityDhakaBangladesh
  2. 2.School of Computing and MathematicsCharles Sturt UniversityBathurstAustralia
  3. 3.Discipline of Business Analytics, The University of Sydney Business SchoolThe University of SydneySydneyAustralia

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